The 99 million-year-old tail has quite the tale to tell.
The 99 million-year-old tail has quite the tale to tell.
Thirteen minutes into his execution by injection, an Alabama inmate heaved and coughed and appeared to move during tests meant to determine consciousness.
This was not the first time that paleontologists examined feathers trapped in Cretaceous amber.
The fire department and Mayor Libby Schaaf each said Thursday they could not yet say when — or if — a fire inspector examined the warehouse.
This is what happens when Trump targets a private citizen who publicly challenges him.
In the midst of his Cabinet deliberations, President-elect Donald Trump flew to Ohio Thursday to meet with victims and families after the latest US outbreak of violence, a somber duty that became all too familiar to his predecessor.
Dylann Roof’s mother suffered a heart attack not long after prosecutors described how her son planned a cold and calculated killing of nine black church members in a racially motivated attack, the white man’s attorney said in court documents Thursday.
Nationwide life expectancy in the US fell in 2015, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The largest-ever survey of transgender Americans paints a grim picture of pervasive discrimination and harassment, to the point that many of them attempt suicide at some point.
For protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline, the messages from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are confusing: The tribal chairman tells demonstrators that it’s time to leave their camp and go home. Another leader implores them to stay through the bitter North Dakota winter.
Opioid deaths continued to surge in 2015, surpassing 30,000 for the first time in recent history.
In 2015, a paleontologist made a remarkable find: Trapped in 99-million-year-old amber was the feathered tail of a dinosaur.
Soaring use of e-cigarettes among young people “is now a major public health concern,” according to a report published Thursday from the US surgeon general.
The legislation, directing funding toward Pentagon programs and military operations, was approved on a 92 to 7 vote.
Eva and Erika Sandoval have become two separate toddlers following a 17-hour marathon surgery at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
At an event honoring Harry Reid, Hillary Clinton joked about spending several weeks in the woods taking selfies.
The front page of the Boston Globe proclaimed John Glenn a “space hero” the day after he became the first American to orbit the Earth.
“Though he soared deep into space and to the heights of Capitol Hill, his heart never strayed from his steadfast Ohio roots,” John Kasich said.
John Glenn was twice an astronaut, four times elected to the Senate, once a presidential candidate, and 149 times a combat bomber pilot.
US officials initially reported an earthquake of 7.7 magnitude that struck near the Solomon Islands.
No damange or injuries were reported in the quake, which struck 100 miles west of Ferndale, Calif.
A man suspected of fatally shooting a Georgia police officer and wounding another is dead apparently killed himself while hiding in a home.
Overall, life expectancy fell by one-tenth of a year, from 78.9 in 2014 to 78.8 in 2015, according to the latest data.
Because the giraffe population has shrunk 40 percent in 30 years, scientists put it on the watch list of threatened and endangered species.
A report from an international human rights organization concludes many public schools are still hostile environments for LGBT students.
Thousands gathered on a pier overlooking Pearl Harbor, observed a moment of silence and watched jets streak across the clear blue sky Wednesday in honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged the United States into World War II.
Texas could be the epicenter for the nation’s next major fight over stricter requirements for immunizations as rates of schoolchildren who refuse shots for non-medical reasons climb in America’s second-largest state.
The fire that killed 36 people during a dance party at an Oakland warehouse grew rapidly and was raging by the time people on the second floor of the building detected it, trapping them upstairs, investigators said.
Thousands gathered in Hawaii Wednesday, 75 years after the attack that drew the United States into World War II.
Felicia Sanders, the first witness in Roof’s death penalty trial, fought back tears as she recalled June 17, 2015.
The evacuation of the Oceti Sakowin Camp came after a momentous and at times chaotic weekend for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and other anti-pipeline activists.
Military leaders are trying to fix the lengthy, inconsistent process for investigating senior officers accused of misconduct.
During their interviews, the president-elect was direct and conversational, displaying none of the bluster of the campaign trail or arrogance of “The Apprentice.’’
The result on the books might look like the status quo, but millions of Americans could lose their insurance and others could pay much higher prices to keep their coverage.
The White House on Wednesday released the following statement from President Barack Obama on the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act.
The woman allegedly made the threats because she thought the Sandy Hook attack was a hoax.
The driver of a school bus was going nearly twice the speed limit when he struck a Mustang and then a commuter bus.
Hundreds of people protested a white nationalist’s speaking engagement at the Texas A&M University campus.
The front page of the Globe’s morning edition on Dec. 8, 1941, was dominated by coverage of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Investigators said Tuesday a warehouse fire in Oakland that killed 36 people did not appear to have been set intentionally and may have been caused by a refrigerator or other electrical appliance.
Democratic lawmakers see a fight over the popular entitlement program for the elderly as an opportunity.
NEW YORK — A military prison psychologist has declined to recommend that Chelsea Manning’s gender be changed to female in her Army service record, complicating the transgender soldier’s quest to wear a feminine hairstyle at the men’s prison where she is serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified information, according to a court document.
The New York City Transit employee was on her way to work Monday, wearing her uniform and hijab, when a man pushed her on the stairs, injuring her ankle and knee, police said.
President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first demanding the government cancel a multibillion-dollar order for new presidential planes and then hailing a Japanese company’s commitment to invest billions in the U.S.
Closing out two terms as a president at war, Obama said his strategy kept the nation safe while preserving its ideals.
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Intense precipitation will most likely increase across the continental United States, with important regional variations, a study said.
President-elect Donald Trump sold all of his shares in companies in June, his spokesman said Tuesday.
President Obama said the fight he’s led against the Islamic State group has been relentless, sustainable, and multilateral.